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What does Chalmers mean?

Chalmers Pronunciation of Chalmers [chalmers] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Chalmers is "servant of the chambers". Scottish occupational name.

Associated with: servant, scottish, occupational.


Chalmers has 2 variants: Chalmer and Chambers.

Creative forms:
(male) Carmers, Chalkmers, ..

(female) Chalce, Chalde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chalmers Jaysen (C.J.), ..

How popular is Chalmers?

Chalmers is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#5496 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Chalmers was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #1259 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chalmers name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chalmers outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other popular varying form of Chalmers is Chalmer. Adoption of these relations of Chalmers was well-received among parents 105 years ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chalmers, Chalmer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chalmers and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Caballero, Cadmar, Cadmos (see Cadmus), Cadmus, Cadmuss (see Cadmus), Caerd, Calbert, Calder, Cale, Caleb, Callys, Calogeros, Calumet, Calvert, Cameron, Carmel, Carmeli, Carmelo, Carmen, Carver, Casmire, Caulder, Chace, Chaim, Chairo, Chalkley, Chalney (see Chaney), Champ, Champeon, Chance, Chancey, Chane, Chaney, Channe, Chanse, Chantry, Chanyel, Chanze, Chappel, Chappell, Chaps, Charles, Charlie, Charls, Charro, Chas, Chase, Chasen, Chayce, Chayse, Chess, Chester, Chevalier, Claes, Clarens, Clemens, Clerk, Colbert, Colier, Collier, Collyer, Colter, Colvert, Corless, Coulter, Cramer, Cutler, Cuyler, Hjalmer, Landers, Palmer, Sanders, Sellers, Travers and Villiers. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chalmers.

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